Train Discount Category List: In Indian Railways, different categories are given discount in the fare. In such a situation, know which categories are included in these categories.
Men above 60 years and women above 58 years get 40% relaxation in all categories.
Indian Railways provides travel facility according to the budget of every section of the country. Also, there are many sections of the society, who need financial help, they are also given exemption in train discount. You must have heard that only senior citizens and people belonging to the differently-abled category would get exemption in train fare, but it is not so. There are more than 50 such categories, under which the people coming under are given concession in the fare.
In such a situation, we know which class it is, which is exempted from the railways. Also, see in this list whether you know that you also fall in any category. After this you can also get discount in train tickets.
Railways also gives discount to these people
Physically handicapped person is allowed to carry one person along with him/her and they will have 75% in 3 AC, Chair Car, Sleeper and Second Class, 50% in First AC and Second AC, 3 AC of Rajdhani/Shatabdi trains and There is a 25% discount on chair car.
Cancer patients going for treatment and an attendant get a discount of 75% in second class, first class, chair car, 100% in sleeper and 3 ac, 50% in first ac and second ac. At the same time, Thalassemia patients get a discount of 75% in Second Class, Sleeper, First Class, 3 AC, Chair Car, 50% in First AC and Second AC.
Apart from this, patients of Heart Surgery, Dialysis, Haemophilia, TB get 75% discount in Second Class, Sleeper, First Class, 3 AC, Chair Car. Apart from this, AIDS, leprosy, ostomy, sickle cell anemia patients also get up to 50 percent discount.
All men above 60 years and women above 58 years get 40% relaxation in all categories. Also, these discounts are applicable for Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto vehicles as well.
Widows of War Martyrs, Widows of Police Personnel and Para Military Personnel killed in action against terrorists and extremists Widows of Police Personnel and Para Military Personnel killed in action against terrorists and extremists Widows of IPKF Personnel martyred in action in Sri Lanka Widows, widows of military personnel killed in action against terrorists and extremists and widows of martyrs of Operation Vijay in Kargil in 1999 get 75% relaxation in second class and sleeper category.
– General category students going on home town or education tour get 50% relaxation in second class and sleeper category, SC-ST category students get 75% relaxation in second class and sleeper class.
Wherein, girls till graduation and boys (including madarsa students) up to class 12th are given free second class MST between home and school.
Apart from this, 75% in second grade for students of government schools in rural areas once a year for education tour, 75% in second grade for girls from government schools in rural areas going for medical, engineering etc. entrance exams, UPSC Students appearing in SSC Mains exam get 50% relaxation in second class, 50% relaxation in second class and 50% in sleeper class for researchers up to 35 years of age going for research work.
– 50% in second class and sleeper category for youth going to participate in National Youth Project, Manav Utthan Sewa Samiti camp, 50% in second class and sleeper category for unemployed youth going for interview in public sector job Discount available.
Apart from this, the youth of Bharat Scouts and Guides get 50% discount in second class and sleeper class for scouting duty.
25% in second class and sleeper class for farmers and industrial workers for attending agricultural/industrial exhibitions, 33% in second class and sleeper class for farmers traveling in government sponsored special trains, better farming/dairy studies/training Farmers and milk producers get 50% discount in second class and sleeper class for visiting national level institutes.
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